Monthly archive

May, 2013

  • By Marti Lauf The Red Lodge School of Dance 27th annual Spring Dance recital was held May 3- May 4.  The theme this year was Kaleidoscope and was one of the best shows produced by Pat Luptak, Elizabeth Prather, Susan Robbins, and Deon Stovall. The show was a swirl of amazing colorful costumes, lights and beautifully choreographed performances that...
  • At the Mountain View Elementary spring concert, K-4 students sang and danced to folk songs from around the world that told stories about everyday life, nature, and diverse cultures. Under the direction of Music Teacher, Brenna Hyvonen, the May 10 concert, “Rock Like a Folk Star,” embraced a variety American folk classics as well as...
  • The girls and boys teams from Red Lodge both won their categories at the 4B Districts in Laurel, May 10. Coming a close second were the teams from Joliet. For much of the tournaments both Red Lodge and Joliet took command of the events and vied neck and neck for the points. The Joliet boys lost by only 14 points. Both girls fought hard and shared...
  • The recent theft of 559 lb of high explosives from a USFS bunker south of Red Lodge has been on everyone’s mind lately in local and federal government in the Red Lodge area. ATF Public Information Officer for this region, Brad Beyersdorf, based in the Denver Field Office, wanted to reassure local communities. “We are actively working this...
  •     The Red Lodge High School boy’s team competed at the Eastern B Divisional golf tournament on May 13 at Pryor Creek Golf Course in Huntley. This is the second year in a row that the team has taken the championship. Team scores were, Red Lodge 322, Forsyth 327, Columbus 336, Shepherd 348, Huntley Project 353, Colstrip 371,...
  • “Red Lodge is open” is the battle cry from storeowners along the town’s beleaguered main street as work continues on the Water Mains Project. Foot traffic is reportedly down as is participation and ticket sales for workshops and events. On the National Day of Prayer, May 2, only the Pastor turned up at the Carbon County Court...
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  •   Most religions advocate tolerance in varying degrees, and many if not most believers in these religions reject tolerance especially in areas of faith and culture. As I have said before, many people consider different to be dangerous. This may be a genetic survival trait. Love and tolerance are basic tenants of the Christian faith, but there...
  •   To the Editor: On a recent road trip, I picked up a copy of the Omaha World Herald (4/30/2013) and read an article about a 61-year-old man who was convicted of his third DUI and as a result lost his drivers license for 15 years, with 60 days in jail, a $1,000 fine and four years of probation.  We continually read of persons with 5, 6...